Northwestern University hit by data breach again

Friday, 8 June 2007, 8:27 PM EST

For the third time in just over two years, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., has reported a security breach involving sensitive data.

The latest warning follows the discovery of a security breach on June 1 involving a computer in the university’s Integrated Graduate Program in Life Sciences. Personal information, including Social Security numbers belonging to about 4,000 individuals who had applied to or attended the program from 1991 to 2007, was potentially exposed in the breach, according to a brief statement posted on the university’s Web site.

At CSO.

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